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What Will An Appraisal Look Like In 10 Years Time?

The traditional appraisal process has been around for decades. Good job because it keeps us in the business of providing appraisal training courses! It involves an annual meeting with a supervisor where employees must listen to their strengths and downfalls, and areas where they must…

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3 Brainstorming Techniques For Unearthing Better Ideas From Your Team

Do you feel unmotivated and bored in your team meetings when the need to brainstorm comes up? This is a pretty common attitude held by leaders worldwide; they feel like their employees simply cannot or do not want to contribute creative new ideas, thereby leaving…

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3 Essential Tips For Running Better Coaching Sessions

A manager is many things – an employee, a colleague, a supervisor, a friend and a coach. A coach’s job is to motivate and empower their team to succeed in whatever it is they set out to do. (more…)

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The 3 Biggest Mistakes That Leaders Make

There is no official handbook you receive once you make it to a managerial position. If you haven’t gone to business school or taken management courses, you may feel the struggle that many leaders face when trying to manage their teams. (more…)

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The 3 Main Differences Between Management & Leadership

The words manager and leader are used interchangeably most of the time, but they are not the same. There is a world of difference between a manager, which every single company on the planet has, and a true leader, which is fairly rare. (more…)

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3 Ways Managers Can Work More Ethically In The Workplace

In today’s age, it is imperative that companies work in the most ethical way. Customers and partners demand transparency, and the Internet makes it possible for an issue or scandal to break in a matter of seconds. (more…)

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3 Ways Managers Can Enhance Their Own Self-Motivation

While there’s a ton of advice on how managers need to motivate their teams, not a lot of people are discussing ways on how managers can enhance their own self-motivation. Although you may be great at delegating assignments, how do you stay on top of…

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3 Ways You Can Improve Communication With Other Departments

Although all of the employees of a company are considered a team, it’s not uncommon for cross department conflicts and barriers to prevent effective communication. In fact, two thirds of all staff members think that communication across departments is poor, according to a survey. (more…)

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3 Ways You Can Coach Your Highest Performer (Even If They Don’t Think They Need It…)

Every manager knows that all employees are not created equally. There are your highest performers, those who are self-motivated, goal-driven and on top of their game, the employees that need a lot more help, and those in between. (more…)

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3 Ways Managers Give Bad News In The Right Way

Nobody likes to give bad news; however, the job of a manager doesn’t often leave other choices. Leaders must be able to provide negative feedback to allow an employee the chance to improve, lay someone off if there are budget constraints or share the need…

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3 Telltale Signs That You Need To Be Delegating Your Work More

The whole purpose of having a hierarchy (managers and lower-level employees) at the office is so leaders can have help in getting work done. One of the most essential tasks of any successful leader is the ability to delegate. (more…)

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Is Emotional Intelligence Just A Buzzword, Or Do All Managers Need It?

When interviewing possible managers to fill an empty position, leaders often assess a person’s overall intelligence (such as their IQ levels) and their industry-specific intelligence. However, many fail to screen for one vital aspect of their acumen – emotional intelligence. (more…)

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